NICEVILLE — The Emerald Coast Quilt retreat and show, "At the Beach," is 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 28, March 1 and 2 at the Palms of Destin, 14073 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin. The Flying Needles Quilt Guild is the host.


NICEVILLE — The Emerald Coast Quilt retreat and show, "At the Beach," is 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 28, March 1 and 2 at the Palms of Destin, 14073 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin. The Flying Needles Quilt Guild is the host.



Quilters may enter one or two quilts — depending on available space — completed no more than three years prior to Feb. 28, 2013. Submissions must be original to this show. Fee per entry is $15 ($10 for Flying Needles members).



The deadline to enter is Jan. 26. Application forms and quilt show information are available at www.flyingneedlesquiltguild.org.



Email your application and digital image of entry to FNQGquiltshow@cox.net, or mail it with a photograph to Flying Needles Quilt Guild/Quilt show entry, PO Box 1652, Niceville, FL 32578.



Quilts will be judged and cash prizes or awards given in the following categories: pieced; appliqué; hand-quilting (including whole cloth); other techniques (three-dimensional, clothing, embroidery, paint, or photo transfer). There will also be a Viewer’s Choice voted on by show attendees.



Quilters may sign up to have their quilt appraised by Alma Moates, who attended American Quilters Society appraisal classes in Paducah, Ky., and successfully tested to became AQS-certified in Quilted Textiles.



Contact Rosemary, 897-0430, or Donna, 613-6589, for more details.